2020


 

2019

Latin American Fotografía 8  LOS DIEZ  Selected Winner - Highway to Help (Central American Migrant Caravan)

American Photography 35 Chosen -  Highway to Help (Central American Migrant Caravan)

International Photography Awards (IPA) - EDITORIAL/PRESS, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Honorable Mention Highway To Help (Central American Migrant Caravan)

Siena International Photography Awards (SIPA) - DOCUMENTARY & PHOTOJOURNALISM Honorable Mention & Remarkable Artwork  Highway to Help (Central American Migrant Caravan)

International Color Awards - PROFESSIONAL PHOTOJOURNALISM Nominee Protestor/SOS Nicaragua & Undemocratic State 

ESFOTOperiodismo 19 PAIDEIA - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

Participant in the 2Lives Steven Sotloff Memorial Foundation Security Training

The European Cultural Centre - Panel discussion on migration in Latin America at the Palazzo Bembo Venice, Italy with  documentary photographers Juan Carlos (El Salvador/USA) and Federico Vespignani (Italy), moderated by Laura Davì, journalist and photo-editor

 

2018

Latin American Fotografía 7 Selected Winner - Undemocratic State

International Photography Grant - DAILY LIFE Nominee - Young Days, Dangerous Times

The War Zone Freelance Project (WZF)  'The Battle for Mosul - Rise of the White Flag' exhibition  at Copenhagen Photo Festival with my work WE ARE COMING NINEVEH about the Mosul Offensive in Iraq.

International Color Awards - PROFESSIONAL PHOTOJOURNALISM Honorable Mention - Al-Qayyarah's Dark Clouds

ESFOTOperiodismo 18 LA SEGURIDAD HUMANA - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2017

PDN Storytellers - ENVIRONMENT Winner - Al-Qayyarah's Dark Clouds

International Photography Grant - PHOTOJOURNALISM Nominee - Al-Qayarrah On My Mind

Latin American Fotografía 6 Chosen - BonES

ESFOTOperiodismo 17 SIEMPRE HAY UN OJO QUE NOS VE - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

International Center of Photography (ICP) and CAMERA (Centro Italiano per la Fotografia) - Participant in the Masterclass Application for Visual Storytelling in New Media in Turin, Italy

 

2016

Latin American Fotografía 5 Chosen - Young Days, Dangerous Times

The War Zone Freelance Project (WZF) Exhibition at The Press Club Brussels Europe with my project YOUNG DAYS DANGEROUS TIMES in El Salvador.

Participant/Graduate of the 12th RISC Training in Torino, Italy

ESFOTOperiodismo 16  ATRAPA Y DISPARA NIESTAS EMOCIONES - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

Rayko Photo Center  Exhibition POST-PRESENCE: AN INSTAGRAM GALLERY TAKEOVER with an image taken in Al-Qayyarah during the Battle for Mosul in Iraq.

Photography Exhibition at the IRIN Headquarters with an image of gang member of Barrio 18 Sureños inside the Cojutepeque Prison in El Salvador.

 

2015


OCULAR/10 photography exhibit, in celebration of the ES Fotoperiodismo 10th anniversary, which is being displayed at the El Salvador National Gallery and three of my images are part of the 30 picture exhibition from some very talented photographers working in Central America and the Caribbean.

ESFOTOperiodismo 15 EL COLOR REAL DE LA LUZ - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

Presentation and conversation about documentary photography at the Casa Tomada in the Centro Cultural de España invited by the ASA2000 Photo Club of El Salvador

Participant in the Media Empowerment on Human Rights - UPR20 Workshop in El Salvador organized by the Gmedia Human Rights Program

 

2014

Shortlisted in the The Photocrati Fund with my project C'est La Vie (Asi E La Vida) about the ongoing violence in El Salvador.

NPR stories about Nicaragua with my images With A Soft Approach On Gangs, Nicaragua Eschews Violence and Nicaragua Follows Its Own Path In Dealing With Drug Traffickers

Foreign Policy story Under New Management about  Amapala, Honduras mega development project with my images Testing Grounds

ESFOTOperiodismo 14  ES HORA DE VER ES HORA DE SENTIR - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2013

Tumblr's Storyboard in partnership with Mother Jones has published my story about the ongoing gangs truce in El Salvador as well as an interview about my coverage of this event.

ESFOTOperiodismo 13  VER PARA CREER - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2012

Profile about the post-war El Salvador project: PEACE, LOVE & BLOOD has been published on the iPad (paid subscribers) version of the San Francisco Chronicle. You can view the online version at the SFGate.com.

Participant in the FNPI (New Iberoamerican Journalism Foundation) Photo Edition Workshop: Violence and Society inLatin America, taking place in El Salvador during the month of May with instructor/photographer Donna DeCesare.

ESFOTOperiodismo 12  HAY QUE PONE LOS OJOS DONDE LOS OTROS NO VEN - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2011

Open Show Retrospective  Group Exhibit Rayko Photo Center - San Francisco, California,  United States

ESFOTOperiodismo 11   CAPTAMOS LA REALIDAD, CONSTRUIMOS HISTORIA - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2010

ESFOTOperiodismo 10  DI CON IMAGENES LO QUE VES - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2009

ESFOTOperiodismo 09  - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2008

ESFOTOperiodismo 08  MIRA DE MAS - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2007

Retrospective M.A.P.P. (Mission Arts & Performance Project) / Group Exhibit Mission Arts & Performance for Latino Arts Gallery / San Francisco, California - United States

ESFOTOperiodismo 07  - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

PESHMERGA (Kurdistan the Northern Iraq Front) / Solo Exhibit Centro de la Fotografia / San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2006

ESFOTOperiodismo 06  - Festival de Fotoperiodismo  Group Exhibit and Catalog Centro de la Fotografia - San Salvador, El Salvador

 

2005

Participant in the Missouri Photo Workshop - MPW 57 / Marshall, Missouri, United States

 

2003

Participant in the Eddie Adams Workshop XVI Barnstorm / Liberty, New York, United State

 

2002

Still Life of a Tragedy - El Salvador 2001 Earthquake /  Manzanita Gallery  Solo Exhibit California State University, Norhtridge (CSUN) / Norhtridge, Carlifornia, United States

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